BSA in the News

Promotion ‘makes women much less satisfied with their new job’
The Guardian, 20 August 2017

Professional people spend more time eating
iNews, 26 June 2017

One in three women say they want sex less than their partner but accept that men wanting more is 'part and parcel' of a normal relationship
D
aily Mail, 5 April 2017

Graffiti dying out as artists switch to social media, say academics
iNews, 5 April 2017

The Swinging Over-Sixties: most older couples are happy with their sex lives
iNews, 5 April 2017

Why eating out's become a fast food affair: Three-courses falls out of fashion as people plan restaurant meals just minutes before they go
Daily Mail, 4 April 2017

People who oppose UK immigration are less happy than those who support it, research shows
Independent, 4 April 2017

Perfecting the art of thinking? Try sketching out your ideas
Times Higher Education, 29 March 2017

Why men still won't get their hands dirty at home
The Guardian, 12 March 2017

Bisexual men 'earn 30% less than gay colleagues'
The Guardian, 22 October 2016

British white men 'among hardest hit' by unemployment, research finds
The Telegraph, 7 September 2016

SHOO-INK FOR A JOB: Having visible tattoos ‘can increase your chances of getting a trendy job in a bar or at a fashion retailer’
The Sun, 7 September 2016

A move to the country will hit your wallet
Guardian, 15/05/2016

Britons 'more likely' to say they are working class than citizens of ANY other country
Express, 08/04/2016

Football aces' bet addiction ruins play
The Sun (Main), 07/04/2016, p.15, Chloe Mayer 
players on the coach or by betting online, which allows them to keep it secret from partners. But it is rife at some clubs and fuels bad team spirit, a British Sociological Association conference heard in Birmingham. Former pro Graeme Law, 31, interviewed 34 current and former players as part of his PhD at Chester University. They admitted allowing their....

Gambling fears 'hit performances'
The Daily Telegraph (Sport), 07/04/2016, p.7, Ben Rumsby 
Footballers are underperforming on the pitch because of worries arising from losing at poker on the team coach or at hotels before matches, the British Sociological Association's annual conference in Birmingham will hear today. As part of his PhD, Graeme Law, of the University of Chester, interviewed 34 current and former professional players, who....

Jack Wills: aspiration, ambivalence and class on campus
Times Higher Education Supplement (Web), 06/04/2016, Unattributed 
public school-educated undergraduate. Dr Smith’s research, which is the subject of his book Elites, Race and Nationhood: The Branded Gentry , was presented at the annual conference of the British Sociological Association on 6 April. Growth in the popularity of the Jack Wills brand during the 2000s coincided with the entry into selective universities of large numbers of....

Muslim women much less likely to be employed than non-Muslim women with same qualifications, research suggests
The Independent (Web), 07/04/2016, Unattributed 
in Qatar and Dr Shereen Hussein of King’s College London and involved data analysis of more than a quarter of a million women’s lives. It was presented yesterday at the British Sociological Association's annual conference. Dr Khattab said: "Economic activity among Muslim women in the UK remains considerably lower and their unemployment rate remains significantly higher than the majority....

Children of single parents `marginalised? in higher education
Times Higher Education Supplement (Web), 07/04/2016, Unattributed 
less likely to enter higher education and to gain a degree, few quantitative studies of this kind have been carried out in the UK. At the conference of the British Sociological Association on 7 April, Dr Gagnon was due to present the results of interviews with 26 daughters of single mothers, which suggest that similar challenges may exist in....

27 February 2016
New study exposes 'class ceiling' that deters less privileged actors (The Observer)

8 February 2016
Why City firms struggle to challenge elitism (The Conversation)

16 September 2015
Degree holders more interested in arts (The Australian)
Here's why artists, musicians, actors tend to be middle class (webindia123)
Degree holders 'more likely to participate in the arts' (BT News)

15 September 2015
Are the arts only for the middle classes? Having a degree is the main factor behind why people paint, act and play instruments, researcher say (Daily Mail)

10 September 2015
High-earning men would take a pay cut to spend more time with partners, says study (The Globe and Mail)
Men Would Take Pay Cut to Spend More Time With Partners (The New Indian Express)
Most high-earning men want to earn less and work less, academic study finds (The Telegraph)

16 April 2015
Facebook can worsen or enhance your mental health (Delhi Daily News)

15 April 2015
Study turns spotlight on Glasgow street gangs (BBC News)
Victorian juvenile criminals less likely to re-offend compared to modern counterparts, study shows (The Independent)
From Artful Dodger to honest worker: how apprenticeships kept juvenile re-offending rates down in Victorian times (The Telegraph)
British Muslim women 71% more likely to be unemployed due to workplace discrimination (The Independent)
12-year-olds turning violent in Glasgow’s gangs (The Scotsman)
Yorkshire study lays bare harrowing accounts of disabled victims of sexual and physical abuse (Yorkshire Post)

1 April 2015
Welfare States ‘Encourage’ People to Want to Work, Study Reveals (Newsweek) 

1 April 2015
Generous welfare benefits make people MORE likely to work, study claims (Daily Mail) 

1 April 2015
8 av 10 nordmenn sier de ville gått på jobb selv om de ikke trengte pengene (dagbladet Nyheter)  

31 March 2015
Generous welfare systems actually make people more keen to work, Europe-wide study finds (The Independent) 

25 March 2015
Why the bleak service station is best for business people (The Independent)

A summary of some of the coverage in the news media of the BSA Annual Conference 2014, 23-25 April:

Children living with a step-parent or a lone parent are as happy as those living with two biological parents

Migrating to the Mediterranean in search of a better lifestyle makes people unhappier than if they stayed at home

Girls and young women can achieve influence and high status in criminal street gangs because of their people skills

Each year several hundred articles are written in UK and other media about research presented at BSA conferences and in BSA journals. Here are a few of these from the last few years:

Huffington Post

Women 'Suffer Greater Stress And Inequality Than Men At Work' Global Study Finds

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/03/04/women-work-inequality_n_4895552.html?utm_hp_ref=uk

South Africa Daily Mail

High-earning mom means happy home

 

http://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/family/parenting/high-earning-mom-means-happy-home-1.1649630#.UwTXfW0_hh4

Daily Mail UK

High-earning mom means happy home

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2561739/High-earning-mum-means-happy-home-Couples-mother-earns-20-father-significantly-chance-splitting-up.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Time Magazine

High-earning mom means happy home

http://healthland.time.com/2014/02/18/study-being-a-breadwinning-mom-wont-split-your-family-up/

The Times

Britons feel better about immigration when Eastern Europeans settle here

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/economics/article3729418.ece

Phys.org

Poor more generous than rich in recession, study shows

http://phys.org/news/2013-04-poor-rich-recession.html

Daily Mirror

 

Dog bite victims treated in hospitals rise by 551%

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/dog-bite-victims-treated-hospitals-1812339

Cosmopolitan

Childless men are depressed

http://www.cosmopolitan.com/celebrity/news/childless-men-depressed

New York Daily News

Childless men are depressed

http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/men-depressed-women-kids-survey-article-1.1306967

The Guardian

New classes emerge in society

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/apr/03/great-british-class-survey-seven

The Independent

Scale of abuse of women revealed

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/scale-of-abuse-against-women-revealed-7637592.html

The Independent

Black people in UK more likely to be unemployed than those in US

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/black-people-in-britain-more-likely-to-be-unemployed-than-those-in-us-7640694.html

The Guardian

Black people in UK more likely to be unemployed than those in US

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/apr/13/black-people-unemployed-britain-us?newsfeed=true